Category Archives: Highwaymen

Journals 11.2 – England in 1592 (Part 2)

This is the conclusion of my article on the journal of the travels of Frederick, Duke of Württember in England. For the first part please see the entry posted on 8th February 2016. The duke was given an audience with … Continue reading

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Lovely view, shame about the corpse (Snippets 1)

The following quote is taken from The Autobiography of a Stage-Coachman, by Thomas Cross, published in three volumes by Hurst and Blackett in 1861. The author describes a journey by stagecoach in the year 1806: I have been on many … Continue reading

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